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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to announce that the call for papers for LILAC 2019 is now open. LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference will take place from 24th to 26th April 2019 and will be hosted by the University of Nottingham. The LILAC committee and our local reps have been working hard to prepare what we are sure will […]



As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018, CILIP ILG is coordinating three events with Library and Information departments at three UK universities. With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the new CILIP Information Literacy definition and a range of talks, highlighting emerging directions for IL research and […]



Information literacy has been included in the Digital Competence Framework (DCF), as part of the Welsh Government’s new national curriculum for Wales. The DCF is the first element of the new curriculum for Wales to be made available and is to be implemented across all schools in Wales. The DCF has four strands of equal importance – Citizenship; Interacting and […]



It’s Libraries Week, and to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries, the focus this year will be on wellbeing. Libraries of all kinds – public libraries, schools, workplaces and universities – have amazing services that improve our wellbeing. Check out these useful Facts & figures on libraries and wellbeing. Libraries Week gives libraries from across the UK the opportunity to showcase […]

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The International Library and Information Group invites you to join them for their upcoming events. Informals Informals are not lectures; they are informal, but informative, early evening meetings with a short talk on a theme of international interest plus plenty of time for questions and networking. They are open to all and absolutely free, though we kindly request that you […]



The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) has released a statement on fake news. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is deeply concerned about the phenomenon of ‘fake news’, and in particular the policy responses that aim to address it. This statement contains recommendations to governments and libraries, and will be accompanied by a toolkit […]



Last month saw the launch of the Great School Libraries campaign – a three year campaign spearheaded by SLA, CILIP SLG and CILIP. The campaign has three aims: to secure school library funding to produce a national framework for school libraries recognition of school libraries within the Ofsted framework. Great School Libraries are excited to announce that they have sourced […]

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Rosie Jones, LILAC Co-Chair, reports on the latest meeting of the conference committee as they make preparations for LILAC 2019, which will take place at the University of Nottingham on April 24-26, 2019. Friday, September 14 saw the LILAC committee all assemble at Nottingham to see our 2019 conference venue and to share how our plans are progressing. It is […]

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The organising committee of LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference, currently have an exciting opportunity to join the team, in the role of Sponsorship Development Manager. LILAC 2019 will take place at the University of Nottingham on 24-26 April 2019. We are looking for dynamic and innovative individuals to join our enthusiastic team, helping us develop and build upon our successful conference. […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a new workshop, “Weighed down by words”, which will take place at “The Circle” in Sheffield on 15th November, 2018. The workshop introduces an approach to help students develop their academic writing and information literacy skills, and will be led by Stewart Hilland of Sheffield Hallam University. Find out more and […]